Toledo Copacabana Hotel
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Between our stop in Paraty and our final destination of Rio we made our way by bus and ferry to Ilha Grande which could almost pass for paradise. A small island at 194 square kilometers and despite being the third largest in Brazil, has no cars and virtually no roads except the main part of town and no ATMs. Arriving mid-day on a cloudy Saturday …
... kix-line-break">Day 6 - 29/05
Packed up and checked out but as our flight back to New York wasn't till the evening and the weather was again grey we stopped around the hostel, uploading and backing up photos etc.
We took a taxi transfer to airport and then proceeded to spend all our remaining (albeit very little) Brazilian money. As we were basking in our achievement in spending exactly every ...
The town itself very Colonial with consistent white painted arched buildings and cobblestoned streets. Outdoor cafes and ice cream stalls lined the streets giving this place a pretty homely feel. The town is on the coast and has an array of stunning islands scattered amongst the various bays and waterways.
Today we decided to do as the locals do, spend a day at the beach. Catching the metro out to Ipanema we spent a couple of hours looking at the shops as it was just too hot to sit in the sun. Lunch was a filling burger as options were surprisingly limited in the area. Our walk along the beach started at post nine the hangout for attractive people. It lived up to its name with many hot ...
... at around 7pm in the end. I had a seat that reclined into a fully flat bed. I got to choose my three-course meal from a menu and I had champagne before dinner. Breakfast was also from a menu. I managed to sleep better than usual but still not brilliantly. By the time we took off quite a lot of passengers has gotten to know each other so there was a friendly atmosphere on the plane which was nice! Think I could get used to travelling business ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsToledo Copacabana Hotel Rio de Janeiro
Location is excellent as is the breakfast for being included in the price. Place is clean but if you aren't into dated furniture and amenities you may want to look elsewhere
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